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Media Advisory from the Municipality of Sioux Lookout Town Beach/Farlinger Park Closure. Learn more.

NWHU Office Closures: All offices will be closing for staff training. Click here to find out dates and times for your community.

Private Water Testing: As of May 10th our summer water sample shipment schedule begins. Click here to see your local schedule.


Know someone working to make Ontario smoke-free? Nominate them for the Smoke-free Champion Awards. Deadline – April 29th.

Dental-Nutrition Campaign: Healthy Snacks, Healthy Smiles, Healthy You! Learn more.

Know what to do. Click here to learn more about safe needle disposal.
                                      

Traveller Health Notice:
Information on Zika virus from the Government of Canada and Public Health Ontario. Click here for public information. Click here for health care professionals information.

Infection Prevention and Control Lapse Disclosure:
This website contains reports on premises where an infection prevention and control lapse was identified....read more

Food Recall Warnings and Allergy Alerts:
For current food recall warnings and allergy allerts from the Canada Food Inspection Agency,
 see recalled products and details here.

 

 

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    Can my child go to school with chickenpox?
    A:
    ​Chickenpox is contagious 2 days prior to getting a rash (usually before a person is aware they have an infection), until all spots are scabbed over. As long as your child is feeling well enough to participate in activities at school, they may re...